Fall Book Releases I Am Excited For
Hello fellow book dragons! How are those TBR list/shelf/piles? Overflowing? Out of Control? I’m betting they are, don’t feel too bad, mine is too and everyday I add to it, because of course I do. Today, I am hopefully going to make you add to yours too <evil laugh>. That’s right reading buddies, today’s post is full of recently released or upcoming releases, that I can’t wait to read and I’m sharing them with you today, after all, sharing is caring. Seriously, stop whining I’m only doing it because I care about you, also, because some one may need to save me if my stack of books falls over on me. Also, this isn’t even all the books I am excited for, I mean if it was, it would be a catalog and not a blog post.
September (hey these are books you can buy and read right now)
- Caroline: Little House Revisited by Sarah Miller – Beautiful, re-telling of the Ingalls family trek from Wisconsin to Kansas. Told from “Ma’s” point of view, the trials of traveling by covered wagon, while pregnant and with 2 young girls are given all new meaning. See my review here. Guys there is a beautiful map on the inside cover.
- Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco – Audrey Rose and Thomas Cresswell return in the sequel to Stalking Jack The Ripper, having journeyed to Romania to attend one of Europe’s best schools for forensic medicine. They get caught up in grisly murders once again, is it a copycat or has Vlad come back. Also that cover is gorgeous.
- The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo – Enter the Grishaverse, a collection of 6 short stories, that have been beautifully Illustrated. Inspired by myths, legends and fairy tales. Full of the dangerous magic that fans of the Grishaverse have come to know and love. However, you don’t have to have read any of the other books to enjoy this one. PS take off the dust jacket and voila’ the naked book is beyond beautiful.
- Paradox Bound by Peter Clines – Time travel (history travel, as they say in the book), faceless men, and the American Dream. An intriguing twist on the age old quest for the American Dream.. what if it’s an actual object that can be influenced by just one person.. see my review on goodreads here.
October (There is a lot, get ready)
- William Shakespeare’s The Force Doth Awaken by Ian Doescher – The Force Awakens as a Shakespearean play complete with monologues and Elizabethan verse. What could possibly be better than Star Wars told as a Shakespearean play. I have read the others in the series and loved them. If your a fan of the bard and Star Wars, then why aren’t we friends already, and go read these books!
- Origin by Dan Brown – Robert Langdon is back in the latest installment of extreme religion, hidden history, art and symbolism. Starting from the Guggenheim museum attending a lecture that “will change the face of science forever. Forced to flee to Barcelona, Robert and the lovely Ambra (museum director) must avoid the all knowing power as they hunt for clues.
- Wild Beauty by Anna Marie McLemore – A stunning walk through magical realism. Tending to the gardens of a lush estate the Nomeolvides women, are steeped with tragedy, love to deeply and your love disappears. After generations of vanishing a boy magical appears in the garden, knowing nothing other than his name. Attempting to help him leads to dangerous secrets of magic, loss, love and betrayal.
- .All The Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater – Miracles, it’s what every one wants, but everyone fears what it takes to get one. Everyone who comes to Bicho Raro, Colorado is looking for a miracle, but they are never quite what you expect. The story of 3 cousins, who can all perform miracles, all longing to change the future.
- Turtles All The Way Down by John Green- Aza and Daisy take on the mystery of a fugitive billionaire. Aza trying to be a good daughter, friend and even detective, while living with the ever tightening spiral of her own thoughts. A story of lifelong friendship, love and resilience.
- Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao – An evil queen retelling, of a young girl, who is destined for greatness, if she can only embrace the darkness within her. But is the price of the throne to high? Set in an East Asian inspired fantasy world, with dazzling magic and heart breaking romance.
- Dear Martin by Nic Stone – A bold look at American race relations. A young man at the top of his class and ivy-league bound, finds himself in handcuffs and unable to escape the scorn of his former peers and the ridicule of his new classmates. Justyce looks to the teachings of Martin Luther King, but do they stand up anymore? He starts a journal to Martin Luther to find out.
- The Midnight Dance by Nikki Katz – Penny and 11 other young women, ensconced in a boarding school, training to become the finest ballerinas in Italy. The school is overseen by a young, mysterious Master, who keeps them at the school and hidden away. Soon Penny starts to have flashes of memories, from before she came to the school. She must uncover the secrets of her past before it’s too late.
November (Coming Soon to a bookstore near you)
- No Saints in Kansas by Amy Brashear – 1959 a small town in Kansas is shattered with a quadruple murder. Carly dives into the murder investigation, and when her father is appointed to defend the killers, the family is labeled as traitors. Now Carly must fight for what she knows is right.
- Renegades by Marissa Meyer – Secret identities, extraordinary powers. A dystopian style adventure. She wants vengeance and he wants justice. The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies―humans with extraordinary abilities―who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they remain a symbol of hope and courage to everyone…except the villains they once overthrew.
Of course these are not the only books, being released this fall, these are just the ones I am excited about… Ok, that’s a lie, as I am excited about all books, these are like the Christmas morning ones. Does that sound more honest? Talk to me, what books are you excited about these days?
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